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Cholitas Wrestling

Closed Now: 18:00 - 21:00
Open today: 18:00 - 21:00
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Cholitas is quite different from what you have seen. I liked the fact that bolivian women are... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Coco V
Entertaining for a night

We booked tickets through a local travel agency HanaqPacha Travel for a Sunday night show. There... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
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  • Average33%
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12 Sep 2018
“Why not?”
9 Jun 2018
“Waste of your money! Horrible!”
About
Our New Cholitas Wrestling show is back and 101% improved. Avoid the tourist traps. Our shows gets you mixed up with cheering locals who love watching our unique "cholitas" (indigenous women) wrestling each other up. This experienced is unmatched by...more
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Hours Today: 18:00 - 21:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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San Francisco Church | Sagarnaga, La Paz, Bolivia
+591 77706936
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Go with a tour (should run about 90 Bs). Transportation to El Alto and the entrance fee will not be any cheaper. Tours are available Sundays and Thursdays. Thursdays are more private, but Sundays are more fun. Most tours don't include much information about the...More

2  Thank Rachael R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The place was a bit difficult to find. We paid 50 bolivianos at the entrance and were seated with the locals on concrete seats. Most tourist book a tour, and are seated in the vip section: plastic chairs close to the ring. I'm glad we...More

2  Thank alexandrahovland
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Cholitas is quite different from what you have seen. I liked the fact that bolivian women are quite shy and there, I could see a different side of them. Ok it is a show, but it is quite a paradox! It is a local show...More

Thank Coco V
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is such a tourist-trap... don’t go there, it’s not worth your money... not at all. If you book with hostels, for example Adventure Brew Hostel, you pay 90 BOB and have to wait very long in the bus to pick everyone up. When you...More

1  Thank Mich E
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We booked tickets through a local travel agency HanaqPacha Travel for a Sunday night show. There is a shuttle bus for tourists which picks you up close to your hotel and drops you off afterwards. The ticket gets you entry to the venue, "VIP" seating...More

Thank Wanderlust4evr
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

As a local "paceña" I always wanted to see the cholitas wrestling. We skipped the bus that picks up all the tourists and went by the yellow teleferico instead. Saved us around 1 hour and bs 40 (from the last station, we shared a taxi...More

Thank danniev2013
Reviewed 16 August 2016

You must go see that, it's very fun !!! It's not very long, you are there max 2 hours, but it's a nice show !!!

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Go with a tour (should run about 90 Bs). Transportation to El Alto and the entrance fee will not be any cheaper. Tours are available Sundays and Thursdays. Thursdays are more private, but Sundays are more fun. Most tours don't include much information about the...More

2  Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I would NOT say it is worth 90Bs. It was terribly run with regards to buses and pick up. It was a total tourist thing and just mehh. The girls were ok I guess but I would not say it is a must or entertaining...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Pick up was at 3.30pm, we finally arrived at the arena at 4.50pm. When they say it's 30 minutes from the main centre! If watching D grade actors is your thing you will enjoy this. I did not. The tourists sit in one area and...More

Thank Evelyn E
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The place was a bit difficult to find. We paid 50 bolivianos at the entrance and were seated with the locals on concrete seats. Most tourist book a tour, and are seated in the vip section: plastic chairs close to the ring. I'm glad we...More

2  Thank alexandrahovland
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Told I would be picked up at 3pm, picked up at 3.15, sir in bus opposite my hotel until 3.55, bus moves for 5 minutes, wait ten more minutes, repeat. Finally arrive at wrestling about 4.50. Freezing cold, snack is small bag of popcorn, drink...More

1  Thank Rachel S
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